[iBook] Display problems with iBook G3

Howard Pettigrew howard.pettigrew at xtra.co.nz
Sun Jan 21 00:57:21 PST 2007

Robin, IMHO, I wouldn't go near those computer guys if that is there  
understanding of this problem! Have your tried a VGA adaptor and an  
external monitor? If it is happy on the external monitor, then you  
know it is the video backlight cable problem. Just a thought
H from NZ
On 21/01/2007, at 7:52 PM, Robin Mayhall wrote:

> Hi all,
> I have a dual USB white G3 iBook that is having display problems,  
> and I'm wondering if this is one of the symptoms of the motherboard  
> problem that has been discussed here before -- or something else.
> About two weeks ago I was just doing my thing when suddenly my  
> screen went funny -- wavy horizontal lines appeared on it,  
> everything froze, then it went black. I tried to reboot a couple of  
> times, and I could hear the hard drive spin and the machine boot  
> up, but the display remained black. In all my brilliance (not), I  
> decided that the display was messed up, and I took the laptop to my  
> local "computer guy" the next day.

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